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PSA Rising

Posted on April 20, 2016

In an almost 3-hour minimally invasive procedure, Dr. Tieng used the da Vinci robot to remove Thomforde’s cancerous prostate gland.


Leg Work

Posted on April 6, 2016

There was no pain, nor was there any pulse in her feet. Except for feeling as if each of her legs weighed 200 pounds, Cathy Robinson felt just fine. But the lack of pulses in her ankles told her doctor something was wrong.


The Joint Commission

Posted on March 14, 2016

Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center is accredited by The Joint Commission, recognized nationwide as a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to meeting certain performance standards and continued dedication to providing you with quality care. Fort Sanders also holds the coveted Comprehensive Stroke Center certification – given to only a fraction of facilities […]


Covenant Health Announces Leadership Appointments

Posted on March 2, 2016

Covenant Health, the major health system headquartered in Knoxville and the region’s largest employer, has announced internal leadership appointments.


Parkwest Therapy Center Manager Receives 2016 Buscetta Award

Posted on March 2, 2016

Mark Conley, manager of Parkwest Therapy Center, has been named winner of the 2016 Buscetta Award, given annually to an outstanding Covenant Health manager who personifies leadership excellence.


Only One Regret

Posted on February 24, 2016

Before Karen Moore had a lumbar fusion at Fort Sanders Regional Medical Center, Moore couldn’t stand up for more than four minutes at a time without excruciating pain.